Top 25 furniture manufacturers

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Top 25 furniture manufacturers
RankRank last yearCompany20001999Percent change
   Furniture shipments in $ millions 
1 2 La-Z-Boy $2,232.0 $2,063.8 8.2%
    2000 figures are for the trailing 12 months ended Jan. 27, 2001, and include the results of Ladd Furniture (acquired Jan. 29, 2000), Alexvale Furniture (acquired Dec. 29, 1999) and Bauhaus USA (acquired June 1, 1999) from the acquisition dates. 1999 figures are for the calendar year ended Dec. 31, 1999, and include Ladd's 1999 full year shipments of $618 million.
2 1 Furniture Brands International $2,116.2 $2,088.1 1.3%
3 3 LifeStyle Furnishings Int'l e $1,780.0 ($2,100.0 total rev.) $1,830.0 -2.7%
    Includes furniture accessory shipments by Maitland-Smith and La Barge. Excludes fabric shipments from Beacon Hill showrooms, Robert Allen/Ametex and Sunbury.
4 5 Ashley $952.0 $816.0 16.7%
5 4 Klaussnere $931.0 $935.0 -0.4%
    Includes contract furniture shipments.
6 6 Ethan Allen e $760.2 ($894.4 total rev.) $688.2 10.5%
    For the trailing 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2000. Ethan Allen's fiscal year ended June 30, 2000. Sales of accessory items have been excluded. U.S. sales accounted for over 97% of shipments each year.
7 7 Sauder Woodworking $552.0 ($575.0 total rev.) $547.0 0.9%
    Excludes $23 million in 2000 and $18 million in 1999 from non-furniture sales (Archbold Container Corp.). Has agreed to acquire Progressive.
8 8 Bush Furniture $419.7 ($451.2 total rev.) $426.4 -1.6%
    Excludes revenues from surface technology segment of $31.5 million in 2000 and $15.3 million in 1999.
9 9 O'Sullivan Furniture $397.5 $407.2 -2.4%
    Trailing 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2000. Fiscal year ended June 30, 2000. U.S. sales accounted for 95% of shipments each year.
10 10 Bassett $344.6 ($367.4 total rev.) $380.7 -9.5%
    Fiscal years ended Nov. 25, 2000, and Nov. 27, 1999. Excludes non-shipment revenues of $22.8 million in 2000 and $13.7 million in 1999. U.S. sales accounted for 95% of shipments each year.
11 11 Bernhardt e $338.0 $302.0 11.9%
12 12 L & P Consumer Products Unit $294.0 ($4,280.0 total rev.) $273.0 7.7%
    Shipments of finished products only, including contract shipments of $25.3 million in 2000 and $26.9 million in 1999. Shipments of components by parent Leggett & Platt are not included.
13 14 Stanley Furniture $283.1 $264.7 7.0%
    U.S. sales accounted for 94% of shipments each year.
14 15 Chromcraft Revington $259.4 $245.4 5.7%
15 13 The Rowe Companies $253.1 ($348.4 total rev.) $239.3 5.7%
    Fiscal years ended Dec. 3, 2000, and Nov. 28, 1999. Includes shipment revenues to company-owned Home Elements and Storehouse retail stores. Excludes sales from the retail home furnishings segment (Home Elements and Storehouse).
16 16 Hooker $250.8 $228.8 9.6%
    Fiscal years ended Nov. 30. U.S. sales accounted for 97% of shipments in 2000 and 98% in 1999.
17 17 Heath Home Furnishingse $250.0 $225.0 11.1%
    Includes a small percentage of component shipment revenues in both years.
18 18 Pulaski e $242.0 $198.2 22.1%
    Became private company in 2000. Fiscal years ended Oct. 31.
19 22 Standard Furniture $209.0 $174.0 20.1%
    U.S. sales accounted for approximately 94% of shipments in 2000; outside North America, 4.5%; Canada, 1%; and Mexico, 0.5%.
20 20 Flexsteel $205.0 ($285.0 total rev.) $182.0 12.6%
    Includes contract furniture shipments of $20 million in both years. Excludes recreational vehicle seating shipments of $80 million in 2000 and $94 million in 1999. U.S. sales accounted for 99% of shipments each year.
21 24 Sherrill e $201.5 $164.0 22.9%
22 19 Vaughan-Bassett $190.7 $183.8 3.8%
    Fiscal years ended Dec. 2, 2000, and Nov. 27, 1999. U.S. sales accounted for 99.4% of shipments in 2000 and 99% in 1999.
23 25 WinsLoew $189.0 $162.1 16.5%
    Includes contract furniture shipments of $116.1 million in 2000 and $95.6 million in 1999. Acquired Wabash Valley Mfg., Stuart Clark and Charter Furniture in 2000. Also includes shipments from Pompeii since its July 1999 acquisition.
24 21 Century $181.0 $178.0 1.7%
    Shipments for Century Furniture only. Contract shipments and OEM declined in 2000, while residential furniture shipments rose 6.9%. U.S. sales accounted for 95% of shipments in 2000 and 94% in 1999.
25 23 The Jackson Companies e $170.0 $165.0 3.0%
    Top 25 total $14,001.8 $13,367.7 4.7%
e = Furniture/Today estimate
Rankings are by total furniture shipments, including bedding, contract and accessories for some companies. Non-furniture revenues (such as textile products, components, investment income) have been excluded and are described in the notes, with specific amounts given when possible. Shipment figures may include exports outside the United States.
Source: Furniture/Today market research

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